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'We could lose our reef fishery'

18 May 2010

"We would lose our reef fishery. . . . More importantly, we are going to lose the reef biodiversity, which means our water sports tourism will go downhill." Read More

Food and wine to attract tourists

18 May 2010

President of Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA), David Rice, anticipates the Barbados Food And Wine Festival planned for November 18 to 21 will be a successful boost to the number of visitors coming into the island. Read More

Call persists for Golding to resign as PM

18 May 2010

The PNP continued  to call for Prime Minister Bruce Golding to step down amidst the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips saga rocking the Government even while the JLP  was preparing to host  a Press conference to announce that Golding was staying put. Read More

GUEST COLUMN: 'Beach bums' and tourism

18 May 2010

One prominent South Coast hotelier, well known for his tirades against beach vendors, was himself a beach vendor and could be described  as a beach bum.  That is how he met his wife, who financed the purchase of his hotel. Read More

Govt looking to HELP with land

18 May 2010

Minister of Housing and Lands Michael Lashley is down to move the resolution to compulsorily acquire the two parcels of land, totalling 15 302 square metres, owned by Brighton Plantation Limited. Read More

BLABBERMOUT BABSIE: Crystal ball, wha' gine happen?

18 May 2010

Well, muh girl, life ’pon dis li’l "Treasure Islan’" gine on as usual, good fuh some, not so good fuh ethuhs. But as a frien’ o’ mine always say, "Life is wha’ yuh mek it Read More

T20 to remember, says ICC chief

18 May 2010

The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday praised its staff and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for a highly successful staging of the 2010 World Twenty20 Championships. Read More

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Mothers, daughters crowned

18 May 2010

In the senior division, Jeanette Taylor and mum Brenda Quintyne,  won the title. Read More

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Gang attacks ZR

18 May 2010

A ROUTE taxi (ZR) conductor was stabbed about the body, and the van he was working pelted with stones and bottles by a group of men last Saturday evening. Read More

Barbados' prime property in demand

18 May 2010

Property-Abroad.com noted last week that buyers were picking up properties here "at prices not seen since 2006". Read More

BURNING MATTER

18 May 2010

GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE to address the issue of appointments in the Barbados Fire Service could lead to a decline in morale in that critical agency. Read More

CGI PULLS OUT

18 May 2010

CONSUMERS GUARANTEE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (CGI) has pulled out of an agreement to purchase CLICO International General Insurance Limited (CGI), a subsidiary of CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited. Read More

Jamaica gov't to extradite Dudus

17 May 2010

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said sorry for the manner in which he has handled the Manatt affair. He has also confirmed that the justice minister, Dorothy Lightbourne, will sign the extradition request for West Kingston strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke. Read More

Red Shirts want peace deal

17 May 2010

Thailand’s Red Shirts offered peace talks yesterday to end raging street battles that have killed at least 37 people in Bangkok as a government deadline demanding the demonstrators vacate a protest zone passed without capitulation. Read More

Iran changes uranium stance

17 May 2010

Iran agreed yesterday to a key big-power demand, saying it was ready to ship much of its low-enriched uranium abroad – but immediately rolled out a new obstacle to compromise on its nuclear programme by insisting  would continue enriching to higher levels. Read More

Man attacks 6, kills himself

17 May 2010

BEIJING – A cleaver-wielding man attacked and wounded six women before jumping to his death, police said yesterday, in the latest in a series of similar rampages in China. Read More

No to CLICO

17 May 2010

CONSUMERS GUARANTEE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (CGI) will not be buying CLICO International General Insurance Limited (CIG) after all. Read More

Sir Harcourt honoured again

17 May 2010

The financial and public sectors have already bestowed accolades on Sir Harcourt Lewis,  but more praise was given when  the Bethel Methodist Church held  a thanksgiving service in his honour  on Saturday evening. Read More

Aussie women take crown

17 May 2010

THE THRILLING finish that was missing from the men’s ICC World Twenty20 final was provided for the women’s version last night. Read More

YOUTH CALL

17 May 2010

ARCHBISHOP Dr John Holder says it is important that  young people make the most  of the multimillion-dollar investment in their education. Read More

'Confusion rife'

17 May 2010

Far too many statutory corporations  in Barbados can’t get the job done because  of the Cabinet reshuffles and frequent changes  of board chairmen since 2008, says Opposition  Leader Mia Mottley. Read More

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